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Independent Living in Atlanta, GA

Retir­ement just as you’d have it.

When you become a resident of Canterbury Court, you’ll enjoy the perks of independent living, also known as residential living, in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood – minus the hassles of homeownership.

You’ll live with a solid plan for life’s what-ifs, making it all the more possible to relax and enjoy each day exactly as you wish. Life-easing services and amenities are designed to take care of so much – from maintenance to weekly housekeeping and linen service – so your time belongs to you.

There’s no end to activities available right here on our 11-acre campus and throughout the surrounding neighborhood.

See what a typical day looks like at Canterbury Court

Surround yourself with comforts

Regardless of the floor plan you choose, you’ll be impressed with the details: 9-foot ceilings, modern kitchens, and balconies with stunning views. You can customize countertops, cabinets, walls and floors. Whatever your tastes, you’ll be right at home in your maintenance-free residence. View a larger 3-D floor plan by choosing an image below.

1 Bd - A
1 Bd - E
2 Bd - A
2 Bd - E
2 Bd - K
2 Bd - L
2 Bd - N
2 Bd - O
2 Bd - P
2 Bd - R
2 Bd - Den - S
3 Bd - Den - T
3 Bd - Den - V
3 Bd - Den - W

Services and amenities in Residential Living:

  • All maintenance and repair service
  • Choice of daily meal and multiple dining venues, special diets included
  • Planned social, educational and recreational activities, on site and off
  • Use of all community amenities
  • Scheduled local transportation
  • 24-hour security staff, controlled access and monitored emergency response
  • Post office box, large parcel delivery to residence
  • Utilities: water, sewer, trash, electricity and HVAC
  • Expanded basic cable TV and Wi-Fi

Also available to residents:

  • Day trips and longer group excursions
  • Barber/beautician services; massage services
  • Guest dining and private party catering
  • Guest apartment for visitors
  • Visiting physician, dentist, podiatrist, audiologist and optometrist
  • Room service dining

Frequently Asked Questions about Residential Living at Canterbury Court


Our resident living (independent living) options are perfect for people who want to maintain their current active lifestyle without the responsibility of home maintenance. You’ll have the freedom to play, work out, volunteer, spend time with family and friends, even travel to far-away places — knowing that someone is looking after your home while you’re away.

A Life Plan Community (formerly known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC) offers the security of knowing you’ll have care options, if you ever need them. Unlike many senior living communities, a Life Plan Community offers independent living and a full continuum of on-site care, from catered living (similar to assisted living) and rehabilitation to memory support and licensed skilled nursing care.

Yes, Canterbury Court offers a variety of choices of carpeting, flooring, and wall and trim paint colors to reflect residents’ tastes and preferences. Canterbury Court’s hallmark is the personalization of living spaces, as some residents desire.

As a nonprofit organization, our mission and long-standing values govern every management and financial decision made by our executives, associates and dedicated board of trustees. Instead of focusing on profits, revenues generated are reinvested into the community, ensuring Canterbury Court remains one of the most stable retirement communities in the country.

Of course. Your guests are always welcome in your home and more than welcome to enjoy recreational facilities, dining venues, amenities and activities with you while visiting.

Yes. They’re family, too! We’re a “pet-friendly” campus and welcome dogs, cats, birds and fish. Be sure to ask about the pet policy and approval process and the “pet-friendly” areas of campus.

Yes. Canterbury Court offers different levels of refundability to address individual financial and estate planning goals.

To learn more about residential living at Canterbury Court, complete the form on this page. We’ll get in touch with you promptly.